Text mining is a method of turning text into data for computational analysis. It can uncover patterns in large bodies of text (called corpora) that might otherwise be hidden. Source: Underwood, T. (2015). Seven Ways Humanists are Using Computers to Understand Text. The Stone and the Shell.
In starting a text mining project, think about the following questions:
Text and data mining, and systematic downloading, is usually not permitted under most of the Library's license agreements. These are some resources that allow for text mining. For questions about text mining access to other library resources, please contact us.